Calcagno v. Kuebel, Fuchs partnership

Summary

Calcagno v. Kuebel, Fuchs partnership, 802 So.2d 746 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   2001,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Brain damage, weakened mental condition, deteriorating cognitive abilities, fractured leg (tibia).

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

< 6 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$30,000

Past Medicals :

$3,234

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$33,234

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, a 91 year-old female, fell after tripping in front of the entrance to a bingo hall.

Award Reason :

Due to the advanced age of the plaintiff, her damages were likely related to her age and were more noticeable as a result of the accident.